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Godan verb with 'tsu' ending
Idiomatic expression
usu. in the imperative, as a threat
to wait for one's punishment, to wait before one gets what's coming to one, to wash one's neck and wait (i.e. for one's beheading)

Conjugated forms
Present, Future 首を洗って待つ, 首を洗って待ちます
[does], will [do]
首を洗って待たない, 首を洗って待ちません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 首を洗って待った, 首を洗って待ちました
首を洗って待たなかった, 首を洗って待ちませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 首を洗って待って, 首を洗って待ちまして 首を洗って待たないで, 首を洗って待ちませんで 首を洗って待たなくて
ON: シュ KUN: くび
neck, counter for songs and poems

Stroke: 9 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-3-6 FC: 8060.0

ON: セン KUN: あら.う
wash, inquire into, probe

Stroke: 9 Grade: 6 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-3-6 FC: 3411.1

ON: タイ KUN: ま.つ, -ま.ち
wait, depend on

Stroke: 9 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-3-6 FC: 2424.4

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